Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# .NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 117 116
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 47 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.49% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.58% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 44
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +1.92% -
10th Percentile £306 £284 £275
90th Percentile £525 £401 £409
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.00 -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.08% -3.75% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,392 5,135 4,689
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.58% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,749 3,074 2,631
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £219 £220
90th Percentile £538 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 226 230
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.60 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.75 £38.63 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +11 19 £450 +26.76% 7
Staffordshire +5 9 £315 +5.00% 5
Birmingham -29 7 £319 -3.41% 11
Warwickshire +8 4 £365 -8.75% 4
Solihull +1 3 - - 5
Walsall +4 2 £315 -16.00%
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (74.47%) MVC
2 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
3 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
4 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (42.55%) TDD
7 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
7 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.17%) HTML
9 16 (34.04%) CSS
9 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (31.91%) BDD
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
11 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
12 10 (21.28%) SOLID
13 9 (19.15%) Dapper ORM
13 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
13 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (19.15%) Kanban
13 9 (19.15%) Scrum
14 8 (17.02%) WCF
14 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
14 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (17.02%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (17.02%) Digital Transformation Programme

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.26%) DTS
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (12.77%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
3 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
6 17 (36.17%) HTML
7 16 (34.04%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) Dapper ORM
10 8 (17.02%) WCF
11 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
12 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (12.77%) WinForms
13 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (10.64%) jQuery
13 5 (10.64%) XML
14 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (8.51%) SOAP
14 4 (8.51%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (17.02%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) MVC
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) BDD
4 10 (21.28%) SOLID
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.15%) Kanban
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.26%) Web Development
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.13%) CQRS
10 1 (2.13%) CRM
10 1 (2.13%) ERP
10 1 (2.13%) ETL
10 1 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
5 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.26%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik